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[texts]Flexible Gunnery Training In The AAF - United States. Army Air Forces
CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 1 I ESTABLISHMENT OF SCHOOLS AND SECURING OF STUDENTS 5 II THE PROBLEM OF INSTRUCTORS AND OFFICER PERSONNEL AND OF TRAINING EQUIPMENT 22 III THE PATTERN OF TRAINING 37 IV SIGHTING AND FIRING SYSTEMS 49 V THE TURRET PROBLEM 72 VI CONTINUITY AND CONTROL OF TRAINING 84 VII SUMMARY 96 GLOSSARY 105 BIBLIOGRAPHY 107 INDEX 110 THIS PAGE Declassified IAW E012958 ILLUSTRATIONS Stripping Guns and Detecting Malfunctions 44 Moving Base Ranges 52 Air-to-air Firing 66 Turret Training 76 ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; USAF historical studies; World War II; Gunners, Aerial; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Gunnery
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[movies]Flexible Aerial Gunnery: Making A Gunner - United States. Army Air Forces
1943 U.S. Army Air Forces training film # TF 1-760, Flexible Aerial Gunnery: Making A Gunner.Description at the National Archives: "This film follows the exploits of waist gunner Sam Brady as he was transformed from a raw recruit to a highly-skilled fighter in the U.S. Air Force."National Archives Identifier: 6981975As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's cha...
Keywords: Gunnery; Airplanes, Military; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Gunners, Aerial; United States. Army Air Forces; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Firearms; Training Film; Machine Guns -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Marksmanship
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[movies]The Rear Gunner - United States. Army Air Forces
Warner Brothers produced this 1943 documentary recruitment short for the US Army Air Forces.As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; B-17 Bomber; World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting & Enlistment; Ronald Reagan; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Burgess Meredith; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; WWII; Tom Neal; World War II; Knox Manning; Dane Clark; Jonathan Hale; United States. Army Air Forces; Gunners, Aerial
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[movies]24's Get Back - United States. Army Air Forces
1943 U.S. Army Air Forces training film, TF 1-3743, 24's Get Back. Some of the B-24's in the film: Raunchy Big Fat Mama T'ings Is Tuff Description at the National Archives: "This film presents a look into the effectiveness of the B-24 Liberators and the men who flew them. The film highlights the ability of this particular bomber to withstand punishment, and be brought back to safety by its pilot and crew." National Archives Identifier: 6050221 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjo...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Airplanes, Military; B-24 Bomber; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War II; Airplanes, Military; Bombing, Aerial; Gunners, Aerial; Consolidated B-24 Liberator; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group, 5th; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group, 464th; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group, 30th; Aircraft accidents
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[movies]SFP-194 (July 1945 B-24 Liberators) - United States. Army Air Forces
Initial clapperboard says 7th AAF Combat Camera July 22 Shanghai. Latter one reads July 17 Take Offs. Color unedited silent AAF film of bomb runs. Also has footage of B-24 nose cone pinup art from the bombers Bomb Babe, Final Objective, Heavenly Body, Liberty Belle, Tiger's Revenge, etc.National National Archives Identifier: 5666 Description from National Archives:"TARGET SHANGHAI: A. bombs away, pan gown thru clouds to hits and explosions--CS B-24 flying over clouds--A...
Keywords: Consolidated B-24 Liberator; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Wing (H), 7th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group (H), 494th; World War, 1939-1945 -- China -- Shanghai; Mustang (Fighter plane); Gunners, Aerial; Bombing, Aerial; B-17 Bomber; World War, 1939-1945; B-24 Bomber; World War II; Airplanes, Military; WWII; WWII In Color
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[texts]TM 1-495 Harmonization of Aircraft Fixed Guns and Sights - United States. War Department
United States Army Air Corps Technical Manual TM 1-495 Harmonization of Aircraft Fixed Guns and Sights 1944-08-11 CONTENTS SECTION I. GENERAL Paragraph Page Purpose 1 1 Scope 2 1 Definition of terms 3 1 SECTION II. FUNDAMENTALS Factors making sights necessary 4 3 Factors affecting path of a projectile 5 3 Sights 6 5 Harmonization 7 7 SECTION III STANDARD HARMONIZATION PROCEDURE General 8 12 Harmonization Fixed guns 9 12 Harmonization range 10 12 Placing airplane in flying position 11 13 Lateral ...
Keywords: World War II; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Air pilots, Military -- Gunnery -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Firearms; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Army -- Aviation -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Field Manual; WWII; Technical Manual; Machine Guns -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Marksmanship; United States. Army Air Forces; United States. -- Army -- Firearms -- Maintenance And Repair -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; United States. -- Army -- Firearms -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Gunnery; Gunners, Aerial; Marksmanship
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[movies]Army Air Forces Newsreels 1941 - United States. Army Air Forces
U.S. AAF compilation of aviation-related Universal, Movietone, RKO Pathe and Paramount newsreels from 1941.National National Archives Identifier: 67009 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943; Airplanes, Tailless; N-1M Bomber; Northrop N-1M; Flying Wing; Northrop Flying Wing; Costello, Lou, 1906-1958; Starnes, Arthur H; Stanley Olmstead; Bombers -- American -- 1930-1940; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Ferrying Command; Air power -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Olds, Robert; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981; Air Shows; National Air Olympics; Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force; Ford, Henry, 1863-1947; Test pilots -- United States; Armstrong, Don, 1919-; Randolph Air Force Base (Tex.); United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division; United States. Army Air Forces; Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew, 1883-1953; P-40 (Fighter plane); XB-19 Bomber; Tiger Moth (Training plane); Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948; Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945; Parachute troops; Parachute testing; Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959; Ornithopters; Martin B-10; Lightning (Fighter plane); Lahm, Frank Purdy, 1877-1963; Junkers Ju-52 (Transport plane); Johnson, Harold K. (Harold Keith), 1912-1983; Holland, Spessard L. (Spessard Lindsey), 1892-1971; Curtiss-Wright aircraft; Gliders (Aeronautics); Curtiss aircraft; Flights (Aeronautics); Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane); Sikorsky, Igor Ivan, 1889-1972; Airplanes, Military; Bombing, Aerial; Military Helicopters; Dauntless (Dive bomber); Hudson (Bomber); Gunners, Aerial; Catalina (Seaplane); Boeing P-26 (Fighter plane); Balloons; B-17 Bomber; B-18 Bomber; B-19 Bomber; B-24 Bomber; B-10 Bomber; Autogiros; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation; Bishop, William Avery, 1894-1956; Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; Andrews, Frank Maxwell, 1884-1943; Airacobra (Fighter plane); Abbott, Bud, 1896-1974; A-12 Blackbird (Jet reconnaissance plane); A-20 Bomber; A-26 Invader (Bomber); Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951; Barrage Balloons; Lend-lease operations (1941-1945); Mitchel Air Force Base (N.Y.); Rainier, Mount (Wash.); Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972; Shasta, Mount (Calif.); Boeing Aircraft Company; Douglas Aircraft Company; Harold Johnson; Tommy Boyd
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